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Council workers to hold silence for Tunisia attack victims

Council workers in Lincolnshire will hold a minute's silence for victims of the Tunisia terror attack today.

Tributes will be paid to 24-year-old Carly Lovett from Gainsborough during a West Lindsey District Council meeting.

As leader of West Lindsey District Council I would like to offer our sincerest condolences to all the families and friends of those who were killed or injured. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

– Cllr Jeff Summers, leader of the council


Carly Lovett's funeral cortege arrives at church

The funeral service of Carly Lovett, held at All Saints' Parish Church in Gainsborough, has just begun.

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Carly's family and fiancé pay an emotional farewell to Carly.

Carly's family have requested that mourners give blood or make a donation to the Red Cross in memory of Carly.

Burglary at Gainsborough play centre

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a burglary at a play centre in Gainsborough.

The incident at Playhouse was reported at 11.11pm on Sunday 5th July after a central alarm activated at the premises on Corringham Road Industrial Estate.

A window and door at the address were damaged by offenders to gain entry but it is believed nothing was stolen.

It is thought that four male offenders may have been involved in the incident.

Police believe missing Grimsby teen may be in Gainsborough

Police in Lincolnshire are searching for a teenage girl who has been missing since Saturday evening.

Police think Molly Hawkins may be in Gainsborough Credit: Humberside Police

18-year-old Molly Hawkins was last seen as she left her father's house in Grimsby. Molly is described as 5ft 6ins tall, with red straight shoulder length hair and wears glasses.

Molly was last seen at 9pm on Sunday evening wearing a pair of black Adidas tracksuit bottoms, black shoes and a blue coloured tracksuit top and had her hair tied up in a bun.

It is thought Molly may be in the Gainsborough area of Lincolnshire.


Warning after lambs not fit for human consumption stolen from Gainsborough farmer

Police are warning after a number of sheep not fit for human consumption have been stolen from a farm in Gainsborough.

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The ewe and 22 lambs and were taken from a field on the Causeway at Gainsborough between Monday and Tuesday this week.

There are concerns that the animals may have been taken for food but are not suitable for human consumption having been recently wormed and spayed.

Gainsborough scrap yard fire 'under control'

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue services say a fire at a scrap yard in Gainsborough this morning is now under control.

Think black smoke was spotted by passers-by and residents when the blaze erupted earlier today.

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It is believed that a heap of waste was set on fire at the waste disposal facility near the train station on Lea Road.

Large fire at scrap yard in Gainsborough

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There has been a large fire at a scrap yard in Gainsborough.

Two men jailed for life for murder of Gainsborough man

Two men have been jailed for life after being convicted of the murder of Ivans Zdanovics in Gainsborough last year.

Andrus Giedraitis, left and Martynas Kupstys Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Martynas Kupstys and Andrus Giedraitis were convicted by a jury at Lincoln Crown Court earlier this week after denying murdering 24-year-old Mr Zdanovics at his terraced house home in Etherington Street, Gainsborough, between 15th and 18th January last year.

During their trial the court heard that the fire was started while Mr Zdanovics was asleep inside the property. The two defendants claimed they had no knowledge that he was at home when the fire was started and had no intention to kill him, rather damage some of his belongings in a dispute over cannabis.

Mr Zdanovics died as a result of smoke inhalation.

Martynas Kupstys, 26, was sentenced to life in prison to serve a minimum of 25 years.

Andrus Giedraitis, 30, was sentenced to life in prison to serve a minimum of 21 years.

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